J. Leigh Daboll Law Office Blog

When you have a legal matter that you need guidance on, you need a helpful lawyer. At J. Leigh Daboll Law Office, you’ll find a lawyer ready to listen to your needs and provide you with effective solutions. For some preliminary advice on legal matters involving your business, divorce, family, criminal, employment or wrongful termination, read our blog posts. 

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  • Family Lawyer
    Niagara Family Lawyer on Court Procedures for Family Disputes

    If you are going through a separation or divorce, going to court is not the only option. There are several ways to resolving family disputes, including negotiating an agreement, mediation, arbitration, and collaborative family law. Not all of these options are appropriate in every circumstance and there are pros and cons of each. Depending on factors such as the history of the relationship and the issues that are at stake, the best option in some family law disputes is to go to court to have a judge make final decisions. Read on for our Niagara family lawyer’s overview of Ontario court procedures in family

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  • Employment Lawyer
    Niagara Legal Adviser Discusses How Employment Lawyers Impact Your Life

    Employment lawyers can have a significant impact on your life if you feel like you are being unfairly treated in your workplace, being compensated unfairly, or have been wrongfully terminated. Employment lawyers specialize in your legal rights as an employee and can advise you on the employment law standards set by Ontario and Canadian law. When you have a legal adviser who specializes in employment law matters on your side, they will advocate on your behalf to ensure that your legal rights are protected, that you are treated in a fair an  consistent manner in the workplace, and if you are entitled to monetary payment (such as severance or damages), ensure that the amount you receive fully and fairly compensates you.

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  • Defence Lawyer
    Niagara Defence Lawyer FAQ: When Do I Need a Lawyer?

    The question “When do I need a lawyer?” is one that is frequently asked of Niagara defence lawyers and other legal advisors. Many people wonder if they should try to represent themselves and people are often unaware of the benefits of hiring a lawyer. In fact, the question of when you need a lawyer is very easy to answer in certain circumstances. My practice covers a broad range of legal services, including family and divorce law, criminal law, employment law, and small business law. In my experience as a Niagara defence lawyer, there are situations within each of those categories where hiring a lawyer is essential.

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  • Wrongful Termination Lawyer
    Niagara Wrongful Termination Lawyer’s Top 3 Tips for Dismissed Employees

    It is an incredibly stressful experience being fired from your job. If you suspect that you have been wrongfully terminated by your employer, your stress will be heightened as your situation is even more vulnerable. Your rights upon being wrongfully terminated are complicated and the thought of taking on your former employer to enforce your rights is a frightening prospect. If you have been fired and believe you may have been wrongfully dismissed, you should not delay in getting legal advice from a wrongful termination lawyer. In this post, I will discuss my top three tips for employees who suspect that they may have been wrongfully terminated.

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  • 06/03/2019
    Understanding Employment Contacts

    Getting an offer for a new job is certainly exciting and with it usually comes a written employment contract. The employment offer should always be carefully reviewed before you sign off, however. You should never feel pressured to sign off on an offer immediately after you receive it and you should feel comfortable to ask the employer if you can have a bit of time to look over the contract. This is when you can ask a lawyer to review the terms with you.

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  • 06/03/2019
    Ten Tips for Going Through a Divorce

    Divorce is certainly never easy. It’s unavoidable that divorce will be an emotional, time-consuming, and difficult process. However, there are things you can do to make the process of divorce smoother. You can try to avoid confrontation with your spouse and make sure your children’s interests are protected, among other things mentioned here below.

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  • 02/10/2017
    Do You Need a Wrongful Termination Lawyer in Niagara?

    Do you have reason to believe you were wrongfully terminated? Then it is in your best interests to have your case evaluated by a wrongful termination lawyer. As Niagara's choice for solid legal advice, I do my utmost to provide all my clients with thoughtful and wise legal counsel.

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